Release Date: April 6, 2015
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Save the dates! June in Buffalo, the University at Buffalo’s pioneering — and much imitated — festival and performance institute for new music will celebrate its 40th anniversary May 29 to June 7 in a spectacular fashion, honoring its history, founder Morton Feldman, 30-year artistic director David Felder and the world-class members of its composition and performance faculty, many of whom have helped to define the spirit and excitement of the festival for decades.
The weeklong program will include master classes, seminars, lectures and 15 concerts, including those that will feature:
The festival also will present performances of additional work by David Felder and by members of the festival composition faculty:
In addition to those cited above, the festival will include performances by such outstanding artists as the New York New Music Ensemble, Meridian Arts Ensemble, Talujon Percussion Ensemble, soprano Heather Buck, bass vocalist Ethan Herschenfeld and Brad Lubman, director of Ensemble Signal.
The second iteration of the June in Buffalo Performance Institute, with Eric Huebner as director, brings superb emerging performers from around the world to study and perform alongside distinguished performing artists including Jonathan Golove, Tom Kolor, Jean Kopperud, Jon Nelson, Yuki Numata-Resnick and Huebner — all UB faculty members.
Institute participants will be performing throughout the week in festival concerts and composer workshops.
A program with times, dates and locations of June in Buffalo events is available at http://music21c.buffalo.edu/june-in-buffalo/concert-schedule/.